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People Darebin City Council Stripped Of Citizenship Ceremony Powers Over Australia Day Decision
Author: 0 Darebin City Council Stripped Of Citizenship Ceremony Powers Over Australia Day Decision

A second council in the northern suburbs of Melbourne has voted to abandon future Australia Day citizenship and award ceremonies on January 26, to acknowledge the campaign to #changethedate. The council also expressed that it does not support a voluntary postal plebiscite to vote on the issue, but will support the "yes" campaign until "a more appropriate stance" is taken by the federal government.

Author: 0 Terror suspect says cell planned bigger attack in Barcelona

An Islamist terrorist cell that last week used a van to kill 13 people in Barcelona had planned one or several major bomb attacks, possibly against churches or monuments, one suspect told a court on Tuesday, according to sources close to the investigation.

People Columbus Circle Monument in NY Could Be in Line for Removal
Author: 0 Columbus Circle Monument in NY Could Be in Line for Removal

Vandals smashed a 225-year old monument to Christopher Columbus in Baltimore early Monday morning. "Columbus initiated a centuries-old wave of terrorism, murder, genocide, rape, slavery, ecological degradation and capitalist exploitation of labor in the Americas.

People Local jobless rates improved in July - but remain some of state's highest
Author: 0 Local jobless rates improved in July - but remain some of state's highest

The Kokomo Metropolitan Statistical Area, comprising all of Howard County, had a 3.5 percent unemployment rate last month, a decrease from 4.9 percent in June. "Indiana's unemployment rate continues to be both at near-record lows and well below the national numbers", said Steven J. Braun, DWD Commissioner.

People Depot Days Festival to include tribute to Sonny Burgess
Author: 0 Depot Days Festival to include tribute to Sonny Burgess

The group caught the attention of Sun Records' Sam Phillips with the band releasing " We Wanna Boogie " in 1956 for Sun Records. "He had a true R&B voice, like a tenor sax in full cry - short on subtlety and delicate shadings, but a magnificent rock'n'roll instrument", music historians Colin Escott and Martin Hawkins wrote in their 1991 bookGood Rockin" Tonight: Sun Records And The Birth Of Rock "N' Roll.

People Arizona sheriffs honor Flake for baseball shooting response
Author: 0 Arizona sheriffs honor Flake for baseball shooting response

John McCain (R) in 2016. "Our state needs his leadership now more than ever". McCain has been a thorn in Trump's side at various points during his presidency, including casting the deciding vote to kill the latest Republican attempt to repeal Obamacare.

People North Korean Shipments to Syria Intercepted
Author: 0 North Korean Shipments to Syria Intercepted

Syria's chemical weapons program has been operating under the auspices of the SSRC since the 1970s, according to Reuters . The shipments never arrived in Syria after being intercepted by worldwide authorities from U.N. North Korea is believed to also have an advanced chemical weapons program. KOMID, the Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation, was sanctioned by the UNSC in 2009.

People Vatican's Pietro Parolin meets Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov
Author: 0 Vatican's Pietro Parolin meets Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the secretary of state, was visiting Moscow Aug. 21-24 and was scheduled to meet with the patriarch and Russian President Vladimir Putin, as well as with leaders of Russia's Catholic community. "We confirm our willingness to enhance these contacts in the future in all these areas", he added. Cardinal Parolin's four-day visit to Russian Federation, he said, offers a way "to contribute to a peaceful resolution" to those crises, as he will call "for goodwill, ...

People Breitbart gets caught in email hoax
Author: 0 Breitbart gets caught in email hoax

The editor in chief was unrepentant, telling CNN , "The media obsession with Breitbart News is simply a result of our effectiveness". An internet prankster posing as Stephen Bannon baited Breitbart Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow into saying he would assist Bannon with his "dirty work" and help push Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner out of the White House.

People Die another day: Tillerson praises North Korea for restraint
Author: 0 Die another day: Tillerson praises North Korea for restraint

Last night, President Donald Trump spoke to the nation about his new strategy in Afghanistan. " We have had no missile launches or provocative acts on the part of North Korea since the unanimous adoption of the UN Security Council resolution ", Mr Tillerson said, referring to UN sanctions on North Korea agreed on August.

People Trump Visits Arizona Ahead of Border Wall Funding Battle
Author: 0 Trump Visits Arizona Ahead of Border Wall Funding Battle

Protesters and supporters of the President stood shoulder-to-shoulder while waiting for Mr. Trump to arrive. Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton had asked Trump to postpone the rally to allow time for national healing after one woman was killed during the clashes in Charlottesville.

People 'Bigger attack planned': Barcelona suspect
Author: 0 'Bigger attack planned': Barcelona suspect

The four, the only ones still alive among the 12 men thought to constitute the group, were brought from Barcelona to Madrid and arrived at the High Court , which deals with terrorism cases, in a convoy of police vehicles with sirens wailing.

People Spanish Police Shoot Dead Suspected Barcelona Attack Driver
Author: 0 Spanish Police Shoot Dead Suspected Barcelona Attack Driver

The four suspects who appeared in court are believed to be the only surviving members of a 12-man terror cell. Two of the suspects told the court that Abdelbaki Es Satty, the imam in the small town in northeastern Spain where numerous group came from, was the instigator, the source said, adding that the public prosecutor had asked the judge to send all four to jail while investigations continued.

People George and Amal Clooney donate $1m to combat U.S. rightwing extremism
Author: 0 George and Amal Clooney donate $1m to combat U.S. rightwing extremism

In the aftermath of the event, President Donald Trump was criticized for his unwillingness to condemn white supremacists and Neo-Nazis in a press conference given days after the unrest. In a statement to The Hollywood Reporter , George Clooney said, "There are no two sides to bigotry and hate". The Clooney Foundation for Justice was shaped in 2016 to "propel equity in courts, classrooms and groups far and wide", as per a statement of objective on its site.

Author: 0 Sen. Susan Collins not sure Trump will be 2020 GOP nominee

Her latest misgivings about Trump stem from remarks he made last week in the wake of a neo-Nazi murder in Charlottesville , Virginia, and the left-wing counter-protesters who opposed the white supremacists. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker has also sharply criticized Trump, telling his Tennessee constituents that the president "has not yet been able to demonstrate the stability, nor some of the competence, that he needs to demonstrate in order for him to be successful".

People Boy sent home from school over long hair
Author: 0 Boy sent home from school over long hair

The boy's mother, Jessica Oates, 25, of Baytown, said she tried to appease school officials by putting her son's hair in a bun on Monday before taking him to school. "I feel like my son is owed the same education that all other children in this school district have". So why isn't Jessican cutting his hair? However, this wasn't enough - the principal called Oates saying that Jabez must cut his hair or else he wouldn't be allowed back.

People NEET only basis for admission in Tamil Nadu medical colleges
Author: 0 NEET only basis for admission in Tamil Nadu medical colleges

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Tamil Nadu medical colleges to follow the common National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for admissions (NEET). If such an ordinance is passed and presidential assent is given due to political pressure it would amount to a fraud on the Constitution. It asked the Tamil Nadu government to finish counselling by September 4.

People Passport verification to go online
Author: 0 Passport verification to go online

The portal will initially offer seven public delivery services including person and address verification of employees and tenants, permission for hosting public events and vehicle theft among other things. It may be recalled that the national data base on crimes and criminals was rolled out on Monday. He said that out of 15,398 Police Stations across the country, connectivity is enabled at 13,439 Police Stations.

People R. Kelly Faces New Disturbing Allegations of Abuse
Author: 0 R. Kelly Faces New Disturbing Allegations of Abuse

After the two finished having sex, R. Kelly made Pace write and sign a letter that claimed she stole his jewelry and attempted to blackmail him. She said she met Kelly as a teenaged fan, outside of his 2008 trial on charges of manufacturing child porn, for which he was acquitted.

People Barcelona to sue Neymar for £7.8million for alleged breach of contract
Author: 0 Barcelona to sue Neymar for £7.8million for alleged breach of contract

Earlier this month, the Catalan giants saw Neymar depart for Paris Saint-Germain, who met the €222 million release clause in the player's contract, smashing the world transfer record in the process. A club statement read: 'FC Barcelona has sent the labour claim it made at a Barcelona labour court on August 11 to the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) so that they can pass it on to the French Football Federation and FIFA, for legal purposes.

People Head-dress design chosen for Qatar stadium
Author: 0 Head-dress design chosen for Qatar stadium

SC secretary general Hassan Al Thawadi said: "We've always been very careful to combine the past with the future in our designs". The stadium due to be completed in 2020. Qatar has been isolated since June 5 when Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt cut ties with the World Cup host - accusing it of backing extremism and fostering ties with Iran - triggering the biggest political crisis in the Gulf for several years.

People Guam official says the island is calm despite NKorea threat
Author: 0 Guam official says the island is calm despite NKorea threat

North Korea made comments about potentially targeting Guam after Trump threatened to unleash " fire and fury " on Pyongyang should it threaten U.S. security. Then came the latest video. Get the picture? North Korea wants the United States to be scared, really scared. First comes Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

People Scholars: Refuse to bow down to China censorship pressure
Author: 0 Scholars: Refuse to bow down to China censorship pressure

The blocked articles covered topics including the 1989 Tiananmen Square democracy protests, the 1960s Cultural Revolution and Tibet. The decision to admit China to the IPA in 2015 was heavily criticised by some, with the German Publishers and Booksellers Association, the Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels, objecting on the grounds that Chinese publishers are state-owned, and pointing to China's record on free speech issues.

People Led coalition failing to avoid civilian casualties in Syria
Author: 0 Led coalition failing to avoid civilian casualties in Syria

The Syrian Democratic Forces, backed by the US-led coalition, are engaged in fierce fighting in the Islamic State stronghold and have captured more than half the city so far. The United Nations estimates there are almost 25,000 civilians trapped in the city. The UN's humanitarian point man for Syria, Jan Egeland, has said ISIL-held territory in Raqqa city is now "the worst place" in the war-torn country.

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